Dirk E. Black

University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy

307 College of Business Administration

Lincoln, NE 68588-0488

United States

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Non-GAAP Earnings: A Consistency and Comparability Crisis?

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2759312
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2018
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, R.G. Associates and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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Non-GAAP earnings, reporting consistency, earnings comparability

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The Use of Non-GAAP Performance Metrics for Compensation Contracting and Financial Reporting

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and Penn State
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Non-GAAP earnings; contracting; compensation; performance evaluation

Non-GAAP Reporting: Evidence from Academia and Current Practice

Forthcoming, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2966778
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2018
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, R.G. Associates and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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Non-GAAP earnings, regulation, standard setting

Non‐GAAP Reporting: Evidence from Academia and Current Practice

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 45, Issue 3-4, pp. 259-294, 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Apr 2018
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, R.G. Associates and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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non‐GAAP earnings, regulation, standard setting

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Peer Group Composition, Peer Performance Aggregation, and Detecting Relative Performance Evaluation

AAA 2012 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Dirk E. Black, Shane S. Dikolli and Christian Hofmann
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Darden School of Business University of Virginia and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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relative performance evaluation, peer performance, aggregation, peer composition

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The Effects of Executive Compensation Contracts and Auditor Effort on Pro Forma Reporting Decisions

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting and University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting
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Pro forma earnings, compensation contracts, long-term performance plans, audit fees, earnings benchmarks, aggressive earnings management

Other Comprehensive Income: A Review and Directions for Future Research

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2612865
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Dirk E. Black
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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Comprehensive income, Other comprehensive income, Accounting standard setting, Bank regulation, Regulatory capital, Basel III

Other Comprehensive Income: A Review and Directions for Future Research

Accounting & Finance, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 9-45, 2016
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Dirk E. Black
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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Comprehensive income, Other comprehensive income, Accounting standard setting, Bank regulation, Regulatory capital, Basel III

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CEO Pay-for-Complexity and the Risk of Managerial Diversion from Multinational Diversification

AAA 2011 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2012
Dirk E. Black, Shane S. Dikolli and Scott Dyreng
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Darden School of Business University of Virginia and Duke University - Accounting
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CEO compensation, diversification, complexity

Managers' Use of 'Pro Forma' Adjustments to Meet Strategic Earnings Benchmarks

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2008
Theodore E. Christensen and Dirk E. Black
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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pro forma earnings, earnings benchmarks, opportunistic financial reporting

US Managers' Use of ‘Pro Forma’ Adjustments to Meet Strategic Earnings Targets

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 36, Nos. 3-4, pp. 297-326, April/May 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 May 2009
Dirk E. Black and Theodore E. Christensen
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting
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CEO Risk-Taking Incentives and Relative Performance Evaluation

Forthcoming, Accounting & Finance
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2018
Dirk E. Black
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy
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CEO, risk-taking, vega, relative performance evaluation, FAS 123R

Has the Regulation of Pro Forma Reporting in the U.S. Changed Investors’ Perceptions of Pro Forma Earnings Disclosures?

Forthcoming, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2012
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
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Pro forma earnings, corporate disclosure, The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Has the Regulation of Pro Forma Reporting in the US Changed Investors’ Perceptions of Pro Forma Earnings Disclosures?

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 39, Issue 7‐8, pp. 876-904, 2012
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Steed School of Accounting, University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting and Brigham Young University - School of Accountancy
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pro forma earnings, corporate disclosure, the Sarbanes‐Oxley Act of 2002

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A Measure of Income Smoothing Using Pseudo Fiscal Years

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Dirk E. Black, Spencer Pierce and Wayne B. Thomas
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, Florida State University - College of Business and University of Oklahoma
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income smoothing, earnings management, earnings volatility, accruals

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The Demand for Forward-looking Information about Other Comprehensive Income and Special Items

Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 2815913
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 30 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2019
Dirk E. Black and Thaddeus Neururer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and University of Akron - The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
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Analysts, book values, comprehensive income, forecasts, asset opacity

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Do First Impressions Last? The Impact of Initial Assessments and Subsequent Performance on Promotion Decisions

AAA 2017 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2018
Dirk E. Black and Marshall D. Vance
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and Virginia Tech
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Promotions, Performance evaluation, Employer learning, Dynamic, Ability

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Policy Implications of Research on Non-GAAP Reporting

Forthcoming, Research in Accounting Regulation, Tuck School of Business Working Paper No. 3160778
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Apr 2018
Dirk E. Black and Theodore E. Christensen
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy and University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting
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Non-GAAP earnings, regulation, standard setting, auditing

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The Optional Qualitative Assessment in Impairment Tests

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Feb 2019
Dirk E. Black, Jake Krupa and Miguel Minutti-Meza
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - School of Accountancy, University of Miami and University of Miami - Department of Accounting
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Goodwill, intangibles, impairment, qualitative assessment, fair value, ASC 350, SFAS 142